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to bangladesh. they used to produce a lot in china. they've decide wages are too high in china. they moved toward bangladesh which has the world's lowest minimum wage for a country that does serious manufacturing about $37 a month. and walmart sears other countries look to bangladesh because they want to produce apparel at the very lowest cost and they're worried if they invest a lot more in, say in wages or fire safety, that might force them to pay $5 a shirt rather than $4 a shirt and they worry that will make them competitive. my sense is having to talk to experts is western companies import about $18 billion worth of apparel each year from bangladesh and it might cost a billion or $2 billion to get several thousand apparel factories in shape to prevent fires, to provide fire escapes to provide good, safe stairways for people to come down. and i think the thinking is that might raise the price of apparel by 2%, 3%, which wouldn't kill us if we have to pay 50 cents more for a $20 shirt. >> jennifer: that's the iss
to lead the way. china is slowing down. india is slowing down. europe is in a recession. south america is slowing down. we have an opportunity to lead out of this mess. i hope we take the lead. >> jennifer: everyone wants to prevent going over over the cliff you still will have a lot of issues on how best to lead the country forward. allen west will be gone but there will be tea partyers remain. how do you work with people who think compromise is a bad word? >> look, i was just earlier with the republican part of my district today and met with a lot of republican commissioners. the message i told them is what i told everybody. whether you're a republican, democrat, i have an open door. i want to hear your thoughts, your concerns and i want to be your voice in washington, d.c. i plan to represent 100% of this district and being a passionate voice for everybody. i hope i can sit down with everybody in d.c. and whether republican democrat, tea party or not. i want to hear their point of view. i imagine they'll disagree, but i hope this race in particular my defeat of allen west will send
an opportunity globally especially in countries that are now growing, like china to be able to level the playing field a little bit. but in addition to unions organizing the unorganized, what about people who are not in a union who are watching this and feel discouraged, like you feel in a way, but what can we do to push back against that? >> yeah i hope i don't sound too discouraged i'm just mad -- >> jennifer: you are revving up so you are starting to sound better. >> well, it was just heart breaking listening to your description of what happened to my town sitting here. but listen if you are watching this at home and you are discouraged and you are feeling we just reelected barack obama, what the heck is going on? you have to get involved yourself. go down and join your local democratic party in your county or town. i can guarantee you if you show up at next month's meeting of the county or town democrats, there won't be ten people there. bring ten of your friends and you will become your county's democratic party. >> jennifer: and a lot of them will be o
. >> seven times more. >> 21. >> i'll show china how to dance. >> what defines me? >> ryan lochte. >> he embodies american exceptionalism. being world-class at something while still sounding like kind of an idiot. it is just as true today as the day it was placed in my hotel room. it tells of a tower a vast, decadent structure. erect the by those who saw themselves as god's eequals. asas paybacks for the presumptive. god curse their tongues making them speak in utter gibberish. >> ing the -- what? what do you want me to tell romney? i can't tell him that. i can't tell him to do that. >> that's right. i also learned that mitt romney can do that to himself. >> 47% of the people who vote for the president no matter what. >> stupid freeloaders. i'm glad none of them are here filling our water glasses and parking our cars and recording this. someone please tell me they're not recording this. mitt romney. that's me. mitt romney. and finally probably most importantly, i learned what paul ryan looks like when he wo
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